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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Let’s continue our examination by delving into disc one of the set; the 2020 remastering of “Vienna” from the original Conny Plank 2-track mixdown. We have already discussed what we think of the music. It’s a … Continue reading

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REDUX: Remastering Heaven 17 – Civil Defence Box

January 10, 2011 Back in November, I posted on the notion of remastering my boxed set I’d made in 2007 of Heaven 17 rarities. I’ve since done the deed. What was once five discs and a DVD has definitely become … Continue reading

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A BSOG Deconstructed: China Crisis – Docklands [part 2]

Yesterday we took a hard look at the accumulated China Crisis collection. But music doesn’t exist in a vacuum the size of my Record Cell. There was also a fan-run China Crisis website called Docklands that was helpful in that time … Continue reading

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Metamania: John Foxx’s Classic On Various Media

Many is the time that record collectors get asked “how many times did you buy” a particular record. The obvious one for me is “Metamatic,” the seminal debut solo album from John Foxx, the former Ultravox[!] leader. I can count … Continue reading

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